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Germano, Elio

Overview
Works: 59 works in 167 publications in 6 languages and 1,549 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Historical films  Biography  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elio Germano
Mio fratello è figlio unico by Antonio Pennacchi( Visual )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Italian and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The violent political unrest of 1960s Italy brings simmering tensions between two feuding brothers to the boiling point. Eager to distance themselves from each other, the brothers join opposing political parties but are tied together by their dysfunctional working-class family... and a beautiful girl. The brothers slowly discover they're more alike than they thought, but that realization might come too late." -- Publisher's description
Respiro by Emanuele Crialese( Visual )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grazia es la joven madre de una adolescente y de dos muchachos. Tiene una personalidad extrovertida y afectuosa, canta las canciones de Patty Pravo y trata de hacer felices a aquellos que ama: su marido, sus hijos y sus perros. Sin embargo el pueblo no soporta su despreocupación y su libertad. Pietro, su marido, cede ante la presión de la comunidad y decide mandarla a Milán para que la examine un psiquiatra. Grazia consigue escapar y su hijo Pasquale, de 13 años, sólo contra todos, buscará el modo de protegerla
La nostra vita by Daniele Luchetti( Visual )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La nostra vita: Claudio, a construction worker, works on a site in the suburbs of Rome. He is madly in love with his wife who is pregnant with their third child. However, when he finds the remains of an illegal immigrant under the site and doesn't report it, fearing he'll be out of a job if construction comes to a halt, it upsets his simple and happy life
Padre Pio ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Italian and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Religious biography of Francesco Forgione, better known to Catholic believers as the modern day saint Padre Pio. The friar's intense devotion manifested itself in the appearance of the stigmata - the wounds suffered by Christ at Calvary
Do you like Hitchcock? by Dario Argento( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Italian master of horror Dario Argento returns to the thriller genre with this sly and sexy tribute to Hitchcock. Giulio, a nerdy film student and lifelong voyeur, begins to believe that two lovely young strangers may have conspired to commit a brutal murder. But when reel obsession leads to real danger, one question alone holds the key to terror: Do you like Hitchcock?
Come dio comanda ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Italian and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the relationship between a neo-Nazi and alcoholic man, Rino Zena and his 11-year-old son Cristiano. They live on the margins of the society in a town in North Italy. Their only friend is Quattro Formaggi, a mentally ill man with whom they form a surrogate family. A dark, long night of rain, lighting and desperation will change their lives forever--IMDb
Padre pio Miracle man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Religious biography of Francesco Forgione, better known to Catholic believers as the modern day saint Padre Pio. The friar's intense devotion manifested itself in the appearance of the stigmata - the wounds suffered by Christ at Calvary
My brother is an only child Mio fratello E figlio unico ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The violent political unrest of 1960s Italy brings simmering tensions between two feuding brothers to boiling point in this critically acclaimed film
Diaz don't clean up this blood ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatization of the anti-globalization protests against the G8 summit in Genoa, Italy, in July 2011, and the violent counter-attack by riot police
Magnifica presenza ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2012 in Italian and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this modern ghost story, a young gay aspiring actor rents an apartment haunted by a ghost-family of theatrical actors who are trapped there, disconnected from the real world, and eager to discover the identity of the whistle-blower connected to their tragic deaths during World War II
Das Ende ist mein Anfang ein Vater, ein Sohn und die grosse Reise des Lebens ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Italiener Tiziano Terzani, langjähriger Spiegel-Korrespondent für Asien und renommierter Autor, lädt seinen Sohn Folco zu sich in seinen Rückzugsort, einem kleinen Bergdorf nordwestlich von Florenz, ein. Es soll kein gewöhnlicher Besuch werden: Tiziano ist schwer an Krebs erkrankt und will in der Zeit bis zu seinem Tod seinem Sohn die Geschichte seines Lebens erzählen. Drei Monate lang werden Tiziano und Folco jeden Tag Gespräche führen, das eigene Leben reflektieren, über die Gesellschaft, die heutige Zeit, die Jugend und die Welt diskutieren. Doch allgegenwärtig ist der Tod und damit ein zentrales Thema des Films. (Quelle: cede.ch)
Che ne sarà di noi ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Italian and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A coming-of-age comic tale about three eighteen-year-olds just out of high school who go to a Greek island following one of the boys' older girlfriend." -- IMDb
Mio fratello è figlio unico Mon frère est fils unique by Daniele Luchetti( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Italian and French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dans l'Italie des années 60 et 70, deux frères s'opposent politiquement, tout en aimant la même femme... Un joli film impressionniste et attachant qui dresse le portrait d'une Italie déchirée
Il passato è una terra straniera by Daniele Vicari( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in Italian and English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A promising law student from a good family is driven by a cool cardsharper into a downward spiral of criminality, thus discovering an evil part of himself he has never known" -- IMDb website
Melissa P. [videorecording] ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Italian and Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story follows the sexual awakening of a young Sicilian girl as her experiences lead to heartache, self-doubt and deception in love
Mein Bruder ist ein Einzelkind ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ständig werden ihm Bruder und Schwester vorgezogen! Das macht den jungen Accio zum Rebellen. Als sein älterer Bruder, der Frauenschwarm Manrico, sich von den Mädels als Arbeiterführer bewundern lässt, heuert Accio zum Schrecken der Familie bei den Schwarzhemden an und träumt von der Konterrevolution. Bis er, der in Wirklichkeit schüchtern ist, sich in Manricos bildhübsche Freundin Francesca verliebt und an seinen politischen Freunden zu zweifeln beginnt - während Manrico immer fanatischer wird
N (io e Napoleone) ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elba island, 1814. Martino is a young teacher, idealist and strongly anti-Napoleon, in love with the beautiful and noble Baroness Emily. The young man finds himself serving as librarian to the Great Emperor in exile, whom he deeply hates, yet soon begins recording Napoleon's memoirs, getting to know and learning to value the man behind the myth. Among seductions and affairs, expectations and fears, he will craft a precise portrait that nevertheless will not manage to hide a final, inevitable, disappointment
Tutta la vita davanti ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Komödie über Zeitarbeiter. Inhalt: Marta ist jung, schön und hat soeben sehr erfolgreich ihr Philosophiestudium abgeschlossen. Sie hat ihr ganzes Leben noch vor sich. Doch Marta hat Probleme einen Job zu finden, bis sie Sonia kennenlernt, die ihr eine Anstellung in einem Call-Center verschafft. Die Arbeit und vor allem das Unternehmen selber entpuppen sich jedoch als sehr seltsam. Gemeinsam singt man morgens Motiviationslieder und Kollegen, die die Quoten nicht schaffen, werden fristlos vor die Tür gesetzt. Welcome to corporate hell! (www.spielfilm.de, 6.5.10)
Napoléon (et moi) édition collector by Paolo Virzì( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in French and Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Île d'Elbe, en 1814. Ce que Martino déteste le plus au monde, c'est Napoléon. Il rêve même tous les soirs qu'il tue le Tyran immonde. Alors, lorsque l'Empereur arrive soudain sur l'île, vaincu et exilé, Martino y voit un signe
Il mattino ha l'oro in bocca ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Despite his success as a DJ in clubs and radio, an unhappy and apathetic young man takes up gambling
 
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Italian (81)
German (14)
English (10)
French (5)
Spanish (3)
Multiple languages (1)